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cowboy
03-03-2007, 11:35 PM
Hello, everyone! I'd like a detailed explanation as to what "mainstream" really means, in regards to a novel. How is it different from genre? /And, can you have genre elements in a mainstream novel? Thanks.

Cowboy.

Carmy
03-09-2007, 08:34 AM
It's always puzzled me, too.

Take a look at the following link, which explains it reasonably well.
http://www.sffworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5338